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Maintenance vs. Maintainance

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Which is correct: Maintenance or Maintainance

How to spell Maintenance?

Maintenance
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Maintainance
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Maintenancenoun

Actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service

Maintainance

misspelling of maintenance

Maintenancenoun

(legal) A tort committed when a third party who does not have a bona fide interest in a lawsuit provides help or acquires an interest to a litigant's lawsuit.

Maintenancenoun

Alimony, a periodical payment or a lump sum made or ordered to be made to a spouse after a divorce.

Maintenancenoun

(legal) Child support.

Maintenancenoun

Money required or spent to provide for the needs of a person or a family.

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Maintenancenoun

(biology) The natural process which keeps an organism alive.

Maintenancenoun

The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.

‘Whatsoever is granted to the church for God's honor and the maintenance of his service, is granted to God.’;

Maintenancenoun

That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.

‘Those of better fortune not making learning their maintenance.’;

Maintenancenoun

An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.

Maintenancenoun

Those actions required for the care of machinery, a building, etc., to keep it clean and in proper functioning condition, and to prevent or forestall damage due to normal use.

Maintenancenoun

Payments, such as child support or alimony, to a dependent child not living with one or to a divorced wife.

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Maintenancenoun

activity involved in maintaining something in good working order;

‘he wrote the manual on car care’;

Maintenancenoun

means of maintenance of a family or group

Maintenancenoun

court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

Maintenancenoun

the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence;

‘they were in want of sustenance’; ‘fishing was their main sustainment’;

Maintenancenoun

the process of preserving a condition or situation or the state of being preserved

‘crucial conditions for the maintenance of democratic government’;

Maintenancenoun

the process of keeping something in good condition

‘car maintenance’; ‘essential maintenance work’;

Maintenancenoun

the provision of financial support for a person's living expenses, or the support so provided

‘a chance of going to university with fees and maintenance paid’;

Maintenancenoun

a husband's or wife's provision for their spouse after separation or divorce

‘a divorced man paying his ex-wife £2,500 a year maintenance’;

Maintenancenoun

the offence of aiding a party in a legal action without lawful cause.

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